“She was a rare icon who combined American culture and the spirit of the American people.” David Josar Bethlehem.
“I listened to her music growing up. Her voice had character and emotion, one of the few voices I connected with.” Mary Pulanco Bethlehem
“Respect! She was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I knew she was a trailblazer, but didn’t realize how much of a trailblazer she was.” Erin Zebertavage Bethlehem
“I heard that she was not well and was aware of her impact across our culture, having been awarded something like 18 Grammys and been given the Presidential Medal of Honor. It’s sad to see the passing of one of our cultural icons, and I am dismayed by the current president’s choice of words at her passing.” Brian Kennedy Boulder, CO
“I was very sad. I remember her singing in the Kennedy Center and bringing President Obama to tears.” Theresa Fischer Easton
“I was always a fan. She was from my era and was a great artist.” Georgine Fontaine-Sago Bethlehem